Why should I consider studying liberal arts at a large research institution?
Penn State is known for its world-class researchers and many state-of-the-art laboratory and research facilities. Those characteristics offer any number of advantages to you. The reputation of a Penn State degree is outstanding because you’ll be studying with professors who are doing cutting-edge work in their disciplines. You might even have an opportunity to get involved in some of the research in your field of study. And don’t worry—the size of our campus does not have to be intimidating. By getting involved in the Liberal Arts community, you can make this big school as intimate and personable as you’d like.